ME 6520 - Mechanics of Composite Materials

Micromechanics of two-phase solids. The orthotropic layer: on-axis and off-axis moduli and strength. Hygrothermal effects. Laminate stacking, stiffness and strength. Intralaminar failure modes. Failure criteria. First ply and next ply failure. Interlaminar strength. The layered composite tube.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ME 3650 or consent of instructor.

Credits 3 hrs.

Open to Graduate Students Only.

Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours

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